FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
NBC SPORTS ANNOUNCES MotoGP TELECAST SCHEDULE FOR 2020 SEASON
All Races to be Featured on NBC & NBCSN Beginning in 2020; Four Races Live on NBCSN, Four Races on NBC
Seven WorldSBK Races to be Televised on NBCSN in 2020
Coverage on NBC and NBCSN Streams on NBCSports.com and NBC Sports app
STAMFORD, Conn. – July 2, 2020 – NBC Sports has announced its television schedule for the 2020 MotoGP season on NBC and NBCSN, beginning with the Spanish Grand Prix from Circuito de Jerez on Sunday, July 19 at 3 p.m. ET on NBC.
Four races will air live on NBCSN, beginning with the Andalucia Grand Prix at Circuito de Jerez on Sunday, July 26 at 7:30 a.m. ET. Additionally, NBCSN will host live coverage of the Czech Grand Prix from Automotodrom Brno on Sunday, August 9, at 7:30 a.m. ET; the Austrian Grand Prix from Red Bull Ring – Spielberg on Sunday, August 16, at 7:30 a.m. ET; and the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix from Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli on Sunday, September 20, at 7:30 a.m. ET.
Two races are slated to air on NBC: the Teruel Grand Prix from Motorland Aragon on Sunday, October 25, at 4:30 p.m. ET, and the Comunitat Valencia Grand Prix from Comunitat Valencia – Ricardo Tomo on Sunday, November 15 at 2:30 p.m. ET. All race coverage that airs on NBC and NBCSN will stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
Live coverage of all races will continue to stream on motogp.tv, both live and OnDemand, as will each and every session of MotoGP, Moto2 and Moto3. Full WorldSBK VideoPass access will also remain available.
This marks NBC Sports’ first season as the exclusive TV home of Moto GP in the United States. MotoGP joins NBC Sports’ comprehensive motorsports portfolio, which features exclusive coverage of the second half of the NASCAR Cup Series and Xfinity Series seasons, as well as the entire INDYCAR season, including the Indianapolis 500; IMSA; the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship; Supercross and American Flat Track.
In addition to its MotoGP coverage, NBC Sports will present seven races of the Motul FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) on NBCSN in 2020, which began in early March.
Below is NBC Sports’ 2020 MotoGP telecast schedule:
|Sun., July 19||Spanish Grand Prix*||NBC||3 p.m.|
|Sun., July 26||Andalucia Grand Prix||NBC||2:30 a.m.|
|Sun., August 9||Czech Grand Prix||NBCSN||7:30 a.m.|
|Sun., August 16||Austrian Grand Prix||NBCSN||7:30 a.m.|
|Mon., August 24||Styrian Grand Prix*||NBCSN||1 a.m.|
|Sun., September 13||San Marino Grand Prix*||NBCSN||2:30 p.m.|
|Sun., September 20||Emilia Romagna Grand Prix||NBCSN||7:30 a.m.|
|Sun., September 27||Catalunya Grand Prix*||NBCSN||11 p.m.|
|Sun., October 11||French Grand Prix*||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
|Sun., October 18||Aragon Grand Prix*||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
|Sun., October 25||Teruel Grand Prix*||NBC||4:30 p.m.|
|Sun., November 8||European Grand Prix*||NBCSN||10 p.m.|
|Sun., November 15||Valencia Grand Prix*||NBC||2:30 p.m.|
*denotes same-day delay
Below is NBC Sports’ 2020 WorldSBK telecast schedule:
|Mon., March 2||Australia*||NBCSN||6 p.m.|
|Sun., August 2||Jerez, Spain||NBCSN||7:30 a.m.|
|Sun., August 9||Portugal*||NBCSN||9 a.m.|
|Sun., August 30||Aragon, Spain*||NBCSN||12 a.m.|
|Mon., September 21||Catalunya*||NBCSN||1 a.m.|
|Sun., October 4||France*||NBCSN||11 p.m.|
|Sun., November 1||Italy*||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
*denotes delayed coverage
ABOUT DORNA SPORTS
Dorna Sports is an international sports management, marketing and media company, founded in 1988. The organisation has its headquarters in Madrid, with further branch-offices and subsidiaries in Barcelona and Rome.
Dorna Sports is the exclusive commercial and television rights holder of the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP™), along with the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK), the FIM CEV Repsol, the Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup and the British Talent Cup. Dorna has also been co-organiser of the Red Bull MotoGP™ Rookies Cup since its inception in 2007, and in 2019 adds the FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup to its racing portfolio.
The company has seen continued growth over the years, working closely with the governing bodies and expanding from its main focus on MotoGP™ to other leading motorcycle racing championships across the globe.
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